John White, Sr.

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John White, Sr.

Birthplace: Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicholas White, Sr. and Susanna White
Husband of Hannah White
Father of Josiah White; Abigail Baker and John White, Jr.
Half brother of Elizabeth Pratt; Nicholas White, Jr; Ebenezer White; Son White; Sgt. Joseph White and 1 other

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About John White, Sr.

Resided in the part of Taunton that became Raynham in 1731. He was a surveyor, clerk of the military company, a Selectman of Taunton and a large property owner. In 1704 he represented Taunton on a committee to settle the boundary between Dorchester on one side and Taunton and Bridgewater on the other.



Son of Nicholas White and Susanna Humphrey,who were the first generation in New England in 1642.John White resided in that part of Taunton which became Raynham in 1731;died Sept.3 1726 aged 77 years.He was a surveyor,clerk of the military company,one of the Selectmen of Taunton and a large owner of real estate.In 1704 he represented Taunton on a committee to settle the boundry line between Dorchester on the one side and Taunton and Bridgewater on the other.He married Feb.24 1680 Hannah,daughter of Samuel and Susanna(Reed)Smith of Taunton.Children,all born in Taunton:John b.1681-Hannah b.1683-Josiah b.1685-Elizabeth b.1687-Samuel b.1691-Abigail b.1694-Susanna b.1696-Mahitable b.1699-Margaret b.1702-Esther b.1704.Bio information from The Nicholas White Family 1643-1900 by Thomas J Lothrup. (Find a Grave)

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John White, Sr.'s Timeline

Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
February 24, 1679
Age 30
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
August 16, 1681
Age 32
Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
April 19, 1685
Age 36
April 17, 1694
Age 45
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
September 3, 1726
Age 77
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA